Mike Krzyzewski moved one victory from 1,000 for his Hall of Fame career in No. 5 Duke's 79-65 win over visiting Pittsburgh on Monday night.
Freshman Tyus Jones matched a season high with 22 points for the Blue Devils (16-2, 4-2 Atlantic Coast Conference).
They shot 46 percent and made 11 three-pointers while holding Pitt to three of them. And for the second straight game they mixed in a 2-3 zone defense — an out-of-character move for Krzyzewski.
Coach K improved to 999-308 during his 40-year career. His first chance to become the first men's coach in Division I history to reach four figures comes Sunday against St. John's in Madison Square Garden.
That's also where in 2011 he passed Bob Knight as the winningest men's coach in college basketball's top tier.
Jamel Artis had a career-high 21 points for Pitt (13-6, 3-3).
No. 17 Texas 66, TCU 48: Javan Felix scored 15 points, Isaiah Taylor added 13 and visiting Texas (13-4, 3-2 Big 12) rolled against TCU (14-4, 1-4). The Longhorns never trailed in their second straight win since a two-game skid that included a blowout loss at home to Oklahoma.
No. 6 Notre Dame 88, No. 5 Tennessee 77: Jewell Loyd scored 34 points, Lindsay Allen added 15 and host Notre Dame (17-2) made 58 percent of its shots to beat fifth-ranked Tennessee (15-3) , ending an 11-game winning streak for the Lady Vols.
The Fighting Irish beat the Volunteers for the fifth straight time after losing the first 20 games in the series.
No. 1 South Carolina 77, Florida 42: Tiffany Mitchell scored 18 points, A'ja Wilson added 16 and visiting South Carolina (18-0, 6-0 Southeastern Conference) remained unbeaten. Florida (9-10, 1-5) struggled from the start, missing 13 of its first 16 shots. Ronnie Williams led the Gators with 12 points.
No. 13 Arizona State 60, No. 11 Stanford 57: Promise Amukamara had 17 points and seven rebounds, and visiting Arizona State held off Stanford to stay unbeaten atop the Pac-12 standings. The Sun Devils (17-1, 6-0) snapped a 16-game losing streak in the rivalry and won at Maples Pavilion for the first time since March 3, 1984.
Lili Thompson and Amber Orrange each scored 12 points for Stanford (13-5, 5-1).
No. 3 Baylor 75, No. 8 Texas 58: Nina Davis scored 25 points and Niya Johnson had 15 points with 12 assists as host Baylor (17-1, 6-0 Big 12) stretched its winning streak to 16 games. The Longhorns (14-3, 3-3) have lost three of their last four games.
Union 101, Ohio Christian 84: Dominique Hagans posted a double-double with 19 points and 10 rebounds, and visiting Union (15-4) pulled away to win its sixth in a row.
Southern Indiana 65, Bellarmine 59: Sophomore guard Destony Curry tied a career high with four three-pointers and scored a team-high 14 points for Bellarmine in a loss at Southern Indiana. Freshman forward Beth Bowers added 13 points for Bellarmine (8-7, 3-4 GLVC).